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Christmas in July comes to West JeffersonThis evening from 7 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. and tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. in West Jefferson- Christmas comes once again.  Full Story
Boone Tot Lot: “Things are going well”

According to Stephen Poulos of Parks and Recreation, renovations of the Boone Tot Lot are going better than expected.

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Minneapolis Parade Saturday!If you missed seeing an Independence Day parade- visit Avery County on Saturday.
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Fourth landowner workshop July 20

Landowners interested in learning more about managing their western North Carolina land are encouraged to attend the Introduction to Native Landscaping and Homes in the Forest workshop, to be held at the Watauga County Agricultural Conference Center on July 20.

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Sheriff takes steps to close falls to swimmers

Elk River Falls Basin is one step closer to being off-limits to swimmers, Avery County Sheriff Kevin Frye hopes.

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TeamWorks- First in National CompetitionCaldwell County Schools’ TeamWorks team has placed first in the Skills USA National Competition.
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Eye Solution linked to InfectionAn ongoing investigation confirms a “strong association” between the use of a particular contact lens solution and increased risk of a serious eye infection. 
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Tainted Chinese Seasoning found on Snack Foods

A seasoning made from imported Chinese ingredients may be the culprit in salmonella found on recalled snack foods.

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ASU grant to benefit India exchange programA $169,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Postsecondary Education will be used to study global outsourcing and promote student and faculty exchanges with partner institutions in India, Appalachian State University Officials say.
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Asheville Airport gets ArtisticA walk through Asheville’s airport is starting to feel like a trip to the museum.
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App Grad featured on Appalachian Perspectives

Nutritionist Boitshepo Giyose, a senior food and nutrition security advisor for the African Union’s New Partnership for Africa’s Development, is scheduled to appear on “Appalachian Perspective” through mid-July in an episode entitled “Nutrition in Africa.”

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Over 30 percent of American adults have abused alcohol, study says

A study funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and the New York State Psychiatric Institute suggests that more than 30 percent of American adults have abused alcohol or suffered from alcoholism at some point in their lives.

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Study finds Superbug could strike 5 percent of hospital patientsA report released earlier this week suggests as many as 5 percent of hospital and nursing home patients may become infected with a dangerous, drug-resistant staph germ.
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Firefighters gear up for July 4

According to Steve Sudderth, Fire Marshal for Watauga County, it isn’t the fire danger that has firefighters on edge on Independence Day.


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Sheriff says avoid illegal fireworks

Avery County Sheriff Kevin Frye knows the dangers of illegal fireworks.

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Firecracker run to start with a bang

Caldwell County is off to a running start this morning with the Firecracker Road Race in Lenoir.


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Wilkes Fourth- Fireworks and Emergency Vehicle ParadeWhile the annual fireworks display is set to begin around 9:30 p.m. at Memorial Park in North Wilkesboro, fourth of July in Wilkes is an event to remember.

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Tweetsie claims ‘Biggest and best fireworks show’

According to general manager Chris Robbins, there’s an easy reason people should come out to Tweetsie Railroad for their Independence Day celebrations.

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Ashe Independence Day: Like out of a picture

According to Parks and Recreation Director Joe Boccardy, Uncle Sam himself would want to attend Ashe County’s Independence Day celebration.

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